MAY 21, 1997
Wins 4-1 at Yankee Stadium to become the 94th 200-game winner in major league history.
NOV. 10, 1997
Earns fourth Cy Young Award after becoming the first man to win the pitching Triple Crown (leading the league in wins, ERA and strikeouts) since Detroit's Hal Newhouser, in 1945. Finishes 21-7 with a 2.05 ERA and a career-high 292 K's.
JULY 5, 1998
Strikes out the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' Randy Winn to become the Nth pitcher with 3,000 career K's.
NOV. 16, 1996
Wins fifth Cy Young Award after going 20-6 with a 2.65 ERA and 271 strikeouts.
FEB. 18, 1999
Traded by the Blue Jays to the New York Yankees for lefthanded pitchers David Wells and Graeme Lloyd and second baseman Homer Bush.
JUNE 1, 1999
Beats the Indians 11-5 and joins Rube Marquard, Carl Hubbell and Elroy Face as the only pitchers in major league history to win 20 consecutive decisions. The streak ends five days later with a 7-2 loss to the Mets.
OCT. 27, 1999
Defeats the Atlanta Braves 4-1 in Game 4 to earn his first World Series victory and clinch his first world championship.
JULY 8, 2000
Hits Mets catcher Mike Piazza in the helmet with a pitch. Piazza lies motionless for a few moments before being helped up and walking off the field.
AUG. 11, 2000
Signs a three-year, $30.9 million contract extension (third year optional) with the Yanks.
OCT. 22, 2000
Pitches eight shutout innings in Game 2 of the Subway Series, a Yankees win marred only by a first-inning incident in which he fields the jagged barrel of Piazza's broken bat and tosses it in the direction of Piazza, missing him as he runs to first base. It was their first meeting since the July beaning. Clemens is slapped with a $50,000 fine two days later.